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Rector Major celebrates Mass at crypt of Saint Francis Xavier in Old Goa
10/09/2022.  Goa #N.10070

At a solemn thanksgiving Eucharistic celebration on the feast of the Nativity of Our Lady, Rector Major Father Angel Fernandez Artime, called on the Salesians to inculcate a passionate heart of a missionary.  The Holy Mass was held at the Basilica of Bon Jesu in Old Goa on September 9, 2022.. Read More


RM Father Angel Celebrates Mass at Crypt of Saint Francis Xavier in Old Goa
10/09/2022.  Panjim, Goa #N.10073

At a solemn thanksgiving Eucharistic celebration on the feast of the Nativity of Our Lady, Rector Major Father Angel Fernandez Artime, called on the Salesians to inculcate a passionate heart of a missionary during the Holy Mass held at the Basilica of Bon Jesu in Old Goa on September 9, 2022.. Read More


Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav Kolkata Event Honours Salesians
10/09/2022.  Kolkata #N.10078

At an event marking Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav - 75 years of India’s independence - and Literacy Day, Church Art Kolkata honoured three Salesians for outstanding contributions to society along with several other eminent citizens at Indian Council for Cultural Relations Kolkata in Satyajit Ray auditorium on September 8, 2022. The Salesian achievers honoured were Bishop George Palliparambil of Miao diocese of Eastern Arunachal, Fr Sacria Nedumattathil of Don Bosco Human Resource Centre West Midnapore, and Fr. C.M. Paul, director of Radio Salesian Darjeeling. . Read More


Rector Major with the Salesians of Chennai and Pondy Region
06/09/2022.   #N.10061

More than 150 Salesians gathered this morning for the holy eucharist around the Rector Major at the Salesian Provincial house, Chennai. All the students of theology, brothers and the aspirants were also present for the Eucharist.  . Read More


Salesian Family Meets Rector Major at Don Bosco Beatitudes
06/09/2022.   #N.10062

Don Bosco Beatitudes received the Rector Major and the Salesian Family members on his last day of stay in the province of Chennai. All the sectors at the Don Bosco Beatitudes campus joined with enthusiasm to welcome the Rector Major. The beneficiaries of the different sectors, namely the parish, school, youth centre, women self-help groups, Tailoring and typing centre, Creche, Home for the aged, and the Nirmala primary school welcomed him warmly with a variety of cultural expressions - dances, songs and traditional music.. Read More


FMA Celebrates 100 Years in India
04/09/2022.   #N.10074

The Salesian Sisters’ (FMA- Daughters of Mary Help of Christians) centennial cultural bonanza took place on September 3, 2022, at the Auxilium College, Katpadi, in the august presence of the Rector Major Fr Fernandez Artime Angel, Mother General Chiara Cazzuola, General Councillors Sr. Mora Ruth del Pilar, Sr. Borja Runita and Sr. Celine Jacob, SDB and FMA Provincials and other dignitaries.. Read More


SDB RECTOR MAJOR JOINS THE CENTENARY CELEBRATION OF THE FMA IN INDIA
03/09/2022.   #N.10056

The Rector Major left Chennai for Vellore early this morning (03.09.2022) by the Double Decker Express train to join in the centenary celebration of the FMAs in India (1922-2022).. Read More


THE RECTOR MAJOR IN THE SALESIAN PROVINCE OF CHENNAI (INM), INDIA
02/09/2022.   #N.10054

The Rector Major, Fr Ángel Fernández Artime arrived in Chennai airport at 3.30 a.m. on 2nd September 2022. He was warmly welcomed to the Salesian Province of St. Thomas, the Apostle, Chennai (INM) by Rev. Fr. K.M Jose, the Provincial, Rev. Fr. Don Bosco, the Vice Provincial, Rev. Fr. Edwin Vasanthan, the Economer, Fr. John Christy, the Youth Pastoral Delegate Provincial and a few other INM Salesian confreres.. Read More


Rector Major in the Salesian Province of Chennai (INM), India
02/09/2022.   #N.10076

The Rector Major, Fr Ángel Fernández Artime, arrived at Chennai airport at 3.30 a.m. on September 2, 2022. He was welcomed to the Salesian Province of St. Thomas, the Apostle, Chennai (INM) by Rev. Fr. K.M Jose, the Provincial, Rev. Fr. Don Bosco, the Vice Provincial, Rev. Fr. Edwin Vasanthan, the Economer, Fr. John Christy, the Youth Pastoral Delegate Provincial and INM Salesian confreres. . Read More


India – Province of INM Chennai awaits the Rector Major
01/09/2022.   #N.10052

South Asia region is all set to receive the Rector Major, Fr. Ángel Fernández Artime, as he will participate in the celebrations that mark the centenary of the FMA presence in India. This will be followed by a brief visit to the province of Chennai.. Read More


Don Bosco Institute of Communication Arts (DBICA) Crosses Quarter Century
01/09/2022.  Chennai #N.10063

On Saturday 27th August 2022, Don Bosco Institute of Communication Arts (DBICA) marked the milestone of the silver jubilee of its existence with a grand celebration at St. Bede School Auditorium at Santhome, Chennai, in the presence of the General Councillor for Social Communication Rev. Father Gildasio Mendes, SDB, as the chief guest. The historical moment in the Salesian Province of Chennai had the presence of the Provincial team, the past directors and prominent media personalities and a vibrant group of youth and adults. . Read More


In times of Climate Change, Students Empowered on Non-Conventional Energy
25/08/2022.  Tura, Meghalaya #N.10041

On 24th August, the Department of Physics, Don Bosco College,Tura organized a guest lecture for the science graduates  to mark the celebrations of National Renewable Energy Day or Akshay Urja Diwas. Shri Reuter Balzack M Sangma, an eminent educator from Tura Government College,was invited as the resource person.. Read More


DBC Tura reaches to Out-of-School Children and Youth
25/08/2022.  Tura #N.10042

The Meghalaya AIDS Control Society (MACS), in collaboration with Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), Red Ribbon Club (RRC), National Service Scheme (NSS) and Alumni Association of Don Bosco College, Tura, organised a two-day ‘Out of School Awareness Programme’ on the theme of Drugs and Alcohol Abuse, HIV-AIDS Awareness, Teenage Pregnancy and Career Guidance on August 22 and 23,2022. The programme was held at St. James U.P. School, A.Kimdora (Sampalgre) and Mother Angeles Secondary School, Jangga. Dr Ivonne M Sangma, West Garo Hills MCH Officer and Mr John Marak, Principal, Mother Angeles Secondary School, Jangga, led the sessions.. Read More


INTER-SCHOOL COMPETITIONS MARK 100 YEARS OF DON BOSCO IN NORTH EAST INDIA
16/08/2022.  Guwahati, Assam #N.10036

The Don Bosco School Excellence Mission (DBSEM) organized a one-day programme at Don Bosco School, Panbazar, Guwahati, for students across Don Bosco schools of the Province of Guwahati to commemorate the centenary of the arrival of the Salesians to Northeast India. Students from 23 schools numbering 125 across Assam and Meghalaya States participated in six events.   . Read More


Provincial Chapter cranks Sri Lankan Vice Province to address problems
13/08/2022.  Sri Lanka #N.10028

The 6th Provincial Chapter of the Vice Province of Sri Lanka was held from 8th August to 10th August 2022 in the provincial house, Dungalpitiya, Negombo, Sri Lanka. The theme was "A renewed Vice-Province". There were 34 members who took part in it. Father Susith Milroy SDB was the moderator and the Regional Councillor for South Asia Father Biju Michael SDB addressed the chapter members via Zoom.. Read More


ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ උප පළාතේ 6 වන පළාත් පරිච්ජේදය
13/08/2022.  Sri Lanka #N.10031

ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ උප පළාතේ 6 වන පළාත් පරිච්ජේදය 2022 අගෝස්තු 8 සිට අගෝස්තු 10 දක්වා ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ, මීගමුව, දුන්ගල්පිටිය, පළාත් සභා මන්දිරයේදී පැවැත්විණි. එහි තේමාව වූයේ "අලුත් කළ උප පළාතක්" යන්නයි. ඊට සහභාගි වූ සාමාජිකයින් සංඛ්‍යාව 34 කි. සුසිත් මිල්රෝයි SDB පියතුමා උපසිරැසිකරු වූ අතර දකුණු ආසියාවේ ප්‍රාදේශීය සභා මන්ත්‍රී Biju Michael SDB පියතුමා Zoom හරහා පරිච්ඡේද සාමාජිකයින් ඇමතීය.  . Read More


Don Bosco Job Placement Network Kolkata Organizes Job Fair
11/08/2022.  Kolkata #N.10024

Don Bosco Job Placement Network, Kolkata, hosted its first Job Fair here at Nitika Don Bosco, Tangra. More than 160 youth registered for the event. Seven companies, namely Quess Corp, Samuel Fitze Company Pvt. Ltd, NIIT- ICICI Bank, Lifestyle International Pvt., Okay Call Centre, Teamlease and Employment Provider, recruited youth. . Read More


SA Delegates of Social Communication and Formation Meet at Guwahati
05/08/2022.  Guwahati #N.10022

The Provincial delegates of South Asia for Social Communication and Formation met at Don Bosco Institute, Guwahati to discuss on the theme, “Towards a Salesian Proposal for formation in Digital world: Educational Ethics and Pastoral Aesthetics”. The joint meet is scheduled from August 2 to 5. The presence of the Councillor for formation Father Ivo Coelho and the Councillor for Social Communication Father Gildasio Mendes and their team members from Rome, together with the provincials in charge of Communication and Formation at the South Asia level, Father K.M. Jose and Father Jose Koyickal did add a greater force and credibility to the meeting. . Read More


New Lease of Life for Differently Abled Youth
04/08/2022.  Bangalore #N.10020

Sneha (27), differently abled, was looked after by her mother for several years until her death a few months back. She was then looked after by her maternal uncle and another good-hearted lady, Lourdumary, who cared for her as a family member. But the time has come for Sneha for more care and attention than before. Hence, the Salesian Cooperators at Lingarajapuram decided to take Sneha to the Missionaries of Charity for more care.    . Read More


Good Father PJ Thomas Laid to Rest in Guwahati
29/07/2022.  Guwahati #N.10016

Fr. Punnolikunnel (PJ) Thomas (87) was given a fitting farewell by the Salesian Province of Guwahati and the church in northeast India on 28th of July, 2022. Most. Rev. Thomas Menamparambil SDB, Archbishop emeritus of Guwahati, was joined by more than 85 Priests, many religious and laity in the funeral mass of Fr. PJ Thomas which was held at St. Joseph's Co-Cathedral Church, Pan Bazar. The mortal remains of the holy Salesian was then laid to rest in the Christian Cemetery at Uzan Bazar. The funeral rites were presided over by Fr. Januarius S. Sangma SDB, the provincial.   . Read More







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